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Issue #772 May 12th 2021
3D Envelope Card  
Guest tutorial author Helen Gullett shares how to make an envelope-shaped card using the punch board - it's a fun themed greeting card as well as a cute decor item!
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Envelope Punch Board
  • Adhesive
  • Patterned paper
  • Embellishments
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Patti asks: "What's a good way to use acrylic craft paints on cards?"
    A: There are so many ways! A really basic way is just to dribble and dot paint onto a piece of cardstock, and then scrape the paint around with an old gift card or other straight-edged tool. Here are 3 tutorials that use the technique, so you can have a starting point to play:
    Scrape Painting
    Acrylic Batik
    Acrylic Stencil Deboss
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Mel has a tip for the Bleached Out Images tutorial: " If you can't use bleach you can paint on the cardstock with white craft ink wash to get similar results sans the smell."

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    Die Cut Card Duo tutorial
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